The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 203 214 200
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 36 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 13
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £43,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5752 5848 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4808 4398
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 14 £41,250 -
Devon - 8 - -
Somerset +16 6 £51,250 +36.66% 1
Bristol -32 3 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Gloucestershire -4 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (54.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 38 (54.29%) Puppet
2 38 (54.29%) MySQL
3 37 (52.86%) Red Hat
4 33 (47.14%) Apache
5 31 (44.29%) VMware
6 30 (42.86%) Bash Shell
7 28 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (37.14%) Tomcat
8 26 (37.14%) LAMP
9 25 (35.71%) Firewall
10 24 (34.29%) CentOS
11 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
12 21 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (30.00%) Shell Script
12 21 (30.00%) Web Services
13 20 (28.57%) ITIL
14 17 (24.29%) Cisco
15 16 (22.86%) Windows
15 16 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (22.86%) DevOps
16 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (18.57%) Fedora
17 13 (18.57%) Ruby
17 13 (18.57%) SQL
17 13 (18.57%) Citrix
17 13 (18.57%) Migration
18 12 (17.14%) IBM
18 12 (17.14%) Python

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (47.14%) Apache
2 26 (37.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
4 4 (5.71%) nginx
5 3 (4.29%) JBoss
6 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.86%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.71%) Firewall
2 8 (11.43%) DNS
3 7 (10.00%) SAN
4 5 (7.14%) NAS
5 3 (4.29%) VPN
5 3 (4.29%) SSH
6 2 (2.86%) Broadband
6 2 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (1.43%) LAN
7 1 (1.43%) WAN
7 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (54.29%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) Infinispan
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.86%) Selenium
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 10 (14.29%) Games
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) LAMP
2 21 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.86%) libvirt
3 2 (2.86%) REST
3 2 (2.86%) Laravel
4 1 (1.43%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (54.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (34.29%) CentOS
4 16 (22.86%) Windows
5 13 (18.57%) Fedora
6 10 (14.29%) UNIX
7 7 (10.00%) Solaris
8 6 (8.57%) Ubuntu
9 5 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (4.29%) VMS
11 2 (2.86%) Debian
11 2 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.43%) SUSE
12 1 (1.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) ITIL
2 16 (22.86%) DevOps
3 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (18.57%) Migration
5 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.71%) Low Latency
8 3 (4.29%) Change Management
9 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.86%) Time Management
9 2 (2.86%) Open Source
9 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.43%) Security Testing
10 1 (1.43%) Project Management
10 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.43%) Scrum
10 1 (1.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 21 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 13 (18.57%) Ruby
3 13 (18.57%) SQL
4 12 (17.14%) Python
5 6 (8.57%) Perl
6 3 (4.29%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) RHCSA
2 1 (1.43%) CCNA
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.43%) RHCE
2 1 (1.43%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.43%) SCSA
2 1 (1.43%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.14%) KVM
3 10 (14.29%) XenApp
4 9 (12.86%) Xen
5 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.29%) Gluster
7 2 (2.86%) Varnish
7 2 (2.86%) Squid
7 2 (2.86%) Samba
7 2 (2.86%) NFS
7 2 (2.86%) Docker
7 2 (2.86%) RHEV
7 2 (2.86%) oVirt
7 2 (2.86%) GFS2
8 1 (1.43%) iptables
Systems Management
1 38 (54.29%) Puppet
2 16 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (15.71%) Vagrant
4 6 (8.57%) Nagios
5 5 (7.14%) Capistrano
6 3 (4.29%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.86%) Pacemaker
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.86%) Ansible
7 2 (2.86%) SELinux
8 1 (1.43%) Pingdom
8 1 (1.43%) Graylog
8 1 (1.43%) Check_MK
8 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) Red Hat
2 31 (44.29%) VMware
3 17 (24.29%) Cisco
4 13 (18.57%) Citrix
5 12 (17.14%) IBM
6 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.29%) Google
7 7 (10.00%) Oracle
8 4 (5.71%) Rackspace
8 4 (5.71%) Sun
9 3 (4.29%) HP
9 3 (4.29%) Dell
9 3 (4.29%) NetApp
10 2 (2.86%) EMC
11 1 (1.43%) Nokia
11 1 (1.43%) Juniper
11 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.43%) Symantec
11 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.43%) Qualys
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